Locate a Mobile Base Station

How to Locate a Mobile Base Station

Knowing the location of the nearest mobile base station or tower can be extremely useful in helping improving your signal. Knowing which way to point a directional antenna, which side of the building to mount an antenna, or which tree to trim can go a long way to getting the best possible signal.

Discover Mobile Base Station

The Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA) is the peak industry body representing Australia’s mobile telecommunications industry. They also keep an up to date list of mobile base stations with information on the frequencies used by these sites.

Step 1 Go to http://www.rfnsa.com.au/nsa/index.cgi

Step 2 Enter your address

Step 3 Tick the ‘Nearby Site’ check box

Step 4 Hover over the sites on the map to see the carriers using that site

Step 5 To identify the frequency being used, click on the site and under reports, open the Environmental EME Report. This report will list the existing frequencies being used and may mention future plans.